Lecturer in Health Justice

Opening Date:
24 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
14 Feb 2019
Salary Range:

Staffordshire University is a leading university for delivering education and training to those who work within Health Justice; including Prison Health, Custody and Sexual Offences. We are currently the only HEI offering the United Kingdom Association of Forensic Nurses and Paramedics (UKAFN) ASET Course.

We are currently seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced candidate to join the established teaching team in supporting and facilitating learners in a 15 credit Level 6 Module, Prison Health Course: Introducing Health in Justice (HiJ) – Understanding Prison Healthcare. The post is initially a one-year contract, 2 days per week, and is based at The Centre of Healthcare Excellence, Blackheath Lane Campus, Stafford.

However, as the course will be offered in various parts of the country including; Devon, Yorkshire, Reading and the Midlands, the successful candidate would be expected to travel to these areas; expenses would be paid.

The role involves preparation and delivery of teaching and learning activity on various aspects of the course including the delivery of sessions relating to prison health, personal tutoring, assessment and support of students. The applicant will also be expected to develop other education and training opportunities within health Justice.

The successful applicant will have extensive experience and knowledge of working within a custodial environment and will be very familiar with the requirements of a Prison Healthcare worker. Effective teamwork and excellent communication skills are essential. Familiarity with the UKAFN ASET Standards would be beneficial and formal teaching experience is preferred but is not essential, although applicants who do not hold a teaching qualification would be expected to work towards one.

Applicants must hold a relevant professional qualification or undergraduate degree and registration with a relevant regulatory body is essential (i.e. HCPC, NMC, GMC).